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CENTCOMNEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

June 2, 2005
Release Number: 05-06-03C



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SOLDIER DIES FROM SMALL-ARMS NEAR AR RAMADI

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – A Soldier assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), died June 1 from enemy small-arms fire received while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The 2nd BCT is a U.S. Army unit assigned to II MEF (Fwd) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Content for this release was provided by the Multi-National Force-West Public Affairs Office. MNF-W can be reached for questions via email at www.iimefpublic.usmc.mil/forward



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